Environment

This will contain Environment articles.

  • Lake Naujan – Mindoro, Fewer Migratory Bird Species Counted

    February 11, 2018
    CITY OF CALAPAN — While the number of migratory birds seen at the Naujan Lake National Park (NLNP) in Oriental Mindoro province was down this year, conservationists have noted the presence of two new species of ducks in the lake. Results of the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) held on Jan. 18 showed 5,523 birds at the ...
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  • Illegal Miners, Loggers, NPA Luring Mangyans

    February 11, 2018
    CALAPAN CITY, Oriental Mindoro – The Philippine National Police (PNP) and Philippine Army (PA) in Oriental Mindoro have urged Mangyan tribesmen not to allow themselves to be used by syndicates involved in illegal logging and illegal mining activities. Senior Superintendent Christopher C. Birung, provincial director of Oriental Mindoro Police Provincial Office (PPO) said last December, he ...
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  • President Will Close Popular Beach Destinations If They Cant Work Out Their Environmental Issues.

    February 10, 2018
    President Rodrigo Duterte said he wants to “close” popular beach island Boracay if its environmental problems are not resolved in 6 months. Same can happen to other destinations with environmental issues as well. “I will close Boracay. Boracay is a cesspool,” the President said on Friday night, February 9, during the Manila Times Business Forum in ...
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  • The Lost Of Mindoro’s Forest And The Link to The Mangyan’s

    February 10, 2018
    The island of Mindoro has an area of almost 10,000 square kilometers. Mountain ranges from northwest to southeast cover around forty percent. From these ranges numerous rivers run into the riparian areas. In the rainy season they become big rivers and overflow to the lower areas. The mountain ridges also divide the island into two ...
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  • Water problem solved in 6 months, says Mayor RDI

    May 16, 2017
    Finally, finally, at long last, the long-awaited, much-anticipated water rehabilitation project is underway. This following the approval of the Sangguniang Bayan of Mayor Rockey Ilagan’s water system rehabilitation and improvement projects estimated to cost more than 70 million pesos in total. The Mayor promised that the water crisis now running nearly one decade will be over and ...
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  • Noise Again All Over Town?

    May 2, 2017
    After Mayor Ilagan took office in july 2016 at the Municipal, he implemented certain rules and made sure that such rules where enforced. Noisy muffler, karaoke, loud music – Galerans thought was part of the history. Guess what – we where wrong. Discipline is gone – motorbike riders with  noisy mufflers are back and racing up ...
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  • Why Turtles Evolved Shells: It Wasn’t for Protection

    April 24, 2017
    The hard structures started forming before the long reign of the dinosaurs, and they did so for a specific purpose. Travel back in time to 260 million years ago, just before the dawn of the dinosaur era. Journey to what is now South Africa, and make your way to a river bank. Then, wait. If you’re ...
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  • ORMECO – a Never-ending story

    April 24, 2017
      Typhoon or no typhoon, what we had to spot in Brgy. Aninuan is  barely news, nor is it acceptable. Yesterday, late afternoon we have been seen a, what i believe is a very dangerous situation. A coconut tree, damaged by the latest typhoon was found to lean over the 69kva distribution line. Having direct contact ...
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  • World’s Biggest Natural Gas Deposit Found in Cagayan Valley

    April 10, 2017
    Tuguegarao City, Cagayan Province, Philippines – Japan and South Korea joint research together with the support of Department of Science and Technology (DOTC) has discovered and found a huge deposits of minerals and natural gas east of the Philippines in Cagayan Valley region. Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) and Korea Institute of Ocean and ...
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  • Dangerous trees along the road to San Isidro

    April 10, 2017
    Earthquakes, landslides and typhoons bother the country for ages. You always need to watch out for danger. Having said that, one thing i dont understand: why do we always wait until something happens before we get active?   Yesterday, i was on the way back from aninuan i could not help but notice there are many trees, ...
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